A collection of women's dreams from Alexandra Potter, a fashion handbook from Sophia Azarchi, a collection of modern novels in a big city - these are the best book premieres that you need to have time to read before the end of summer.
Editors' Choice Eva. Ru
"Dream more carefully"
Publishing house Inostranka
Alexandra Potter's novel is in tune with the comedies of Sophie Kinsella, it is just as light and witty, and the heroine is like the sister of the famous shopaholic Becky Bloomwood. The gypsy gives Heather a magic sprig of heather, and the girl's life immediately changes. She has only to wish and - bam! - desire immediately becomes a reality. Rushing down the road with a breeze, usually packed with cars? Yes, easily! A date with a handsome neighbor? No problem! Prestigious job? As much as you like!
But the further, the more all this begins to weigh on Heather, and the fulfillment of desires does not seem so good to her at all …
AST Publishing House
“Russian Feminist” is the story of a city dweller who dared to build her own coordinate system, contrary to the expectations of society. Around her, women are treated either as princesses or as maids, which are essentially two poles of the same phenomenon. She also wants to be a friend and partner who has the right to personal territory and trajectory.
"Bitter dolce vita"
EKSMO Publishing House
The most exciting part of the plot is set against the backdrop of the magnificent landscapes of the sunny island. A cunning intrigue with a lot of deceitful and distracting maneuvers will make readers really puzzle over, but will never get bored! It is no coincidence that admirers of Maria Bricker's creativity put the author's sense of humor in the first place. The witty and capricious characters of the new book are unsurpassed jokes, so do not be surprised if at some moments the search for the killer reminds you of playing the mafia in the company of artistic friends. Who will outsmart whom? There is only one way to find out - to read the book to the end!
Ivan Limbakh Publishing House
In Soviet times, the creation of clothing was extremely ideologized. Only in the era of perestroika did this process acquire pronounced individual features. The author gives a holistic picture of the formation of the art of costume in the perspective of the St. Petersburg artistic tradition, shows the inextricable connection between art and fashion, a variety of approaches to creating clothes. The book is the first attempt to comprehend the creativity of St. Petersburg fashion designers and the artistic gestures of "fashionable people" - messengers of change, expressing the trends of the times. The author is an eyewitness and participant in the described events; due to this, the book contains many facts unknown to the general reader. Sofia Azarkhi is an artist, set designer, author of numerous articles on the art of costume.
“My amazing world of fashion. A book for drawing, creativity and dreams"
Machaon Publishing House
The book provides unlimited opportunities for creativity and develops the taste and imagination of young readers. Nina Chakrabarti depicts clothes, shoes, accessories … Her illustrations cover both vintage fashion, showing exclusive and interesting items of past centuries, and works of contemporary designers such as Elsa Schiaparelli, Marimekko, Marc Jacobs, Vivienne Westwood, Hussein Chalayan, Steve Miller, Tokio Kumagai, Milena Silvano, A'N'D, Roger Vivier, Costume National, Charles Jourdan, Salvatore Ferragamo, Adrian, Shaun Leane, Shu Uemura, Viktor & Rolf. This book is a celebration of fashion past and present, clothes of the whole world and different cultures …